Having your own water well can be a blessing. It is often less costly than the city water supply, can have cleaner water, and allows you to be somewhat self-sufficient. There are some things that you need to be concerned with when you have your own well, including upkeep and maintenance. Particularly, how well your well pump is working could determine whether you have running water in your home. Here are some signs that you need to be thinking about well pump repair.
Decreased Water Pressure
One of the first signs that you need a well pump repair is decreased water pressure. You may notice only a small decrease in pressure at first. It is possible that you may have a sudden dramatic drop in water pressure from your faucets if a part on your well pump stops working completely. While low water pressure can be a sign of other well problems, the first step is to have your well pump inspected for issues.
Pump Runs Constantly
Your well pump should only run when you are actively running water in your home. If the pump is running constantly without stopping, it is a sign that it is not functioning properly. A constantly running well pump may still deliver good water pressure to your home, but it will quickly burn itself out and stop working completely. To avoid needing a full replacement of your well pump, you should have it inspected and repaired as soon as you notice it is constantly running.
No Water from Faucets
If you have no water at all coming through your faucets, your well pump has likely stopped working completely. You will need to have it repaired or replaced quickly to get running water back into your home.
If you have any of these signs of needing well pump repair or replacement, contact us today. We can inspect your well pump and determine if it can be repaired or needs to be replaced.